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a position in our city government that we can't immediately call a near term special election to replace that person by a vote of the people, that's the way we should be replacing people on the board of supervisors and to other elected positions. and just to kind of also dove tail on what some of you already said, we also have this situation and this whole assessor thing where, you know, god bless and i mean, i find him to be a little more positive than his predecessor from the start point of a progressive, but mayor lee did do this thing that the board of supervisors are going to squeak through and serve for ten years instead of the normal 8, we shouldn't have little games like that going on in our democracy, we need people that are serving our community to be appointed by the democracy, by the people of san francisco who should be going to the polls and rank choice elections to make these decisions, not the executive branch of the city. thanks. >> thank you, any other member of the public who would like to comment? and seeing none, we'll close public comment. just from the one commen
. was a bit awkward. >> almost exactly one year ago this was the state of elections between the north and south. the two armies poured over the north here fields. all-out war was only narrowly averted. 12 months later, the president is making -- making his first is to south sudan gaddafi two country split, south sudan stopped production of oil because of its dispute with the north. the industry was a major source of revenue for both countries. all was months of negotiations, with each side watching to see how long the other side could hold its nerve. wishing khartoum to cooperate and vice versa. of them haveone collapsed. week, oil production in south sudan was restarted. signs thatother relations were improving. acountry agreed to implement demilitarized zone. cobham's remain. there is disputed territory. both countries have experienced currency depreciation. maybe them in assessing the forces khartoum to cooperate. both countries are in economic distress and have severe problems at home. neither side can any longer site -- afford to have conflict with its neighbor. payypress will ha
of the services. there are very few the elections department charges those entities that are not part of the city and county for the cost of those elections so the school is charged if there's a partial tax and those are based on the actual costs of the inclusion of the items in the ballot and the voting cards address so forth. for fiscal 11, 12 they charged $284,000 this was for the candidate. this was charging for the discounted rate and that number it one through 7. and the public i tilts commission also charges the community college 2 hundred and 407 thousand for the lease of the southeast community facility and however the city pays rent to the excellently for that the college pace 2 hundred and 7 thousand and the puc subsidies the power so the total cost to the excellently in the departments proximate $2.26 million in this past fiscal year on the second page. there's some detail on the elections in prior years it ranges between $20,300,000 depending upon the items on the voter pamphlet and the last item identifies money that the human agencies gives to the college and that amounts to about
. our top stories. venezuela oppose the election was much closer than anyone predicted. his master's voice. nicolas maduro was the heir to hugo chavez, so why did so many votes for the opposition? john kerry says north korea must engage in real talks. we speak to the u.s. secretary of state. >> ♪ latestth africa's spectator sport left and interpret -- left our interpreter in a spin. .> he has promised to be gentle >> aaron has the latest on business. and in order from the french president to his ministers -- show me your money. >> he tell the socialist party to tell us about your property, cars, antiques, and bank accounts. he lied about his secret bank account in switzerland. >> it's midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 6:30 in the morning in caracas, where nicolas maduro has won a narrow victory in the presidential election. he ran on a promise to continue the policies that saw president chavez win election after election. but the results this time was a lot closer with capri less losing by 2%. capriles losing by%. >> supporters of the winning candidate made no secret of
in venezuela's closest presidential election in more than 40 years of his challenger is calling for a recount. >> i want to say to the government's candidate, the loser today is you. i say that firmly. you are the loser. you and your government. >> we will host a discussion on the election in the future of venezuela after the death of hugo chÁvez. as millions of americans file their income taxes today, we will speak with one who won't. ed hedemann. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. nicolÁs maduro has won venezuela's presidential election more than a month after the death of hugo chÁvez. he was the chosen successor from chÁvez, nearly defeated ofriles with just over 50% the vote. capriles has refused to concede the race and is demanding a recount. the turnout of registered voters are past 78%. we will have more after the headlines. guards at the guantanamo bay military prison have intensified their crackdown on a hunger strike by detainees. the pentagon says guards fired non-lethal rounds of prisoners on s
, in the 2012 election, 12 candidates qualified to receive public funding. we disbursed approximately 1.2 million in public funds. the candidates spent about $3 million. and third-party persons spent approximately 1.5 million. i'd like to point out that there is a typo that i just noticed on page 3. the last sentence in the first paragraph states that there were 22 eligible candidates. there were actually 12 eligible candidates as stated on page 2. and all the information is in the report. if you have any questions, i'd be glad to answer them. >> how do you think we did compared to our goals for public financing? >> you know, it's been very difficult to identify whether we've been meeting our goals because each election cycle, the rules change. so, for example, when those public financing program first started in 2002, we did not have individual expenditure ceilings. we just had ceilings where when they were lifted, they were lifted for everybody, including publicly funded candidates. so, once the ceilings were lifted, candidates could spend as much as they wanted to spend. and beginnin
that we have an election, toward the middle to the end of the summer when the election kicks off in earnest, they virtually stop doing audits and work almost completely on the public financing program, which is sort of an auditing process in itself. because with public finance candidates, you're not just looking at contributions after the fact, you're also monitoring all the ones that are coming in. so, it's almost like a double audit because, of course, it's public money so we treat it very carefully. and, to be honest, although we have four auditors and they're all excellent people, we can really use five, perhaps even six, you know. some day, really, we ought to be able to audit all committees and not just public finance committees and a handful of others. we just don't have any other resources to do that. >> and in addition to what the what director sinclair said, during the election season, the auditors very closely review notifications from candidates as to which threshold they're at in terms of fund-raising and spending. and they also review third-party spending and track
election. it has been a tightly fought contest between the acting president and the opposition president. official results are expected in the next few hours. turnout is reported to be higher in what some venezuelans are saying is the most important election in years. the next leader will determine the direction of the country. we have leaders following both candidates in caracas. real and who is up a strong hold on january 23. at the stronghold on january 23. why are you in an area called january 23? >> this is the heart of hugo chavez's legacy and his socialist revolution, and that means it is now the base of maduro. we could be hearing results fairly soon, and events are developing fast. nicholas is about three blocks from where i am matt in a military museum region where i am matt in a military museum. he is with top aides right now waiting for election results. we saw his care of them of armored vehicles and waiting to ofe him here -- caravan armored vehicles waiting to take him here. he has implored all of his supporters to go there to wait for results. meduro in his stronghold. wa
sector once viewed with suspicion by the military. have opened for venezuela's presidential election. the country has some of the largest oil reserves in the world. whoever wins will not only be following in the foot debts of hugo chavez mama but will also have control -- the footsteps of hugo chavez, but will also have control of that -- nicolas maduro visited the former leader costume after campaigning. the opposition is not happy with that. we are live in the capital of caracas. is the polling station behind you open? we can see people lining up to cast their votes. >> people here continue to line up. this specific polling station has not opened yet. i'm told there is some opposition witnesses that are not here yet. they are giving them some time to arrive here. if they do not arrive in the next hour, they will still go ahead and open this polling station. people here have been lining up since 4:30 in the morning. i am in this neighborhood in western caracas, a lower to middle class neighborhood. most people say they will vote for the acting president, nicolas maduro. most people
steve chaid. in venezuela, nicolas maduro wins the election, but pressure mounts for a recount. >> the german court postpones the murder trial of an accused neo-nazi. we will have reaction to that delay and what prompted it. and north korea marks the birthday of the founder of the kim dynasty as efforts continue to ease tensions. >> venezuela's acting president, nicolas maduro, might be proclaiming victory tonight, but the conservative opposition says the ballot that brought him to power must be recounted. henry take up relist says he will not ask henri -- nhenrique capriles says he will not accept the results until there is a full recount. >> a day after the venezuelans went to the polls, the fallout is a shock to the government. it has come as a surprise to many in the country. >> the difference was very small. actually, i was expecting it to be a bigger win. the people have spoken, so we have to respect the results. >> the opposition are asking for a recount. i think that is fine because the difference was so small and it possible there were mistakes. i agree, they should as
, the largest opposition, won 43 of the 45 seats up for grabs last year, in parliament bye elections, she became a member of parliament. she said her country still has a long way to go. >> for me, reform means real change in the lives of our people. and i don't think there has been enough progress in that direction. i think most people in burma would say that there has been no real change in their lives since 2010. >> reporter: the nobel laureate has suggested she's ready to further the push for democracy. by working with the military and other forces, her former opponents. >> we've always said that the key to a better future for our country is national reconciliation. it's cooperation, and working together towards, towards shared aspirations and shared goals. >> reporter: some experts say aung san suu kyi could be president following an election in 2015. >> i'm confident that there's every chance that i can become president of this country. but i would not like to say i'm confident that i will become president of the country. because that's assuming that the people will vote for me. and it's fo
of the 45 seats up for grabs last year in parliamentary bi-elections. she became a member of parliament. she says her country still has a long way to go. >> for me reform means real change in the lives of our people, and i don't think there has been enough progress in that direction. i think most people in burma would say that there has been no real change in their lives since 2010. >> reporter: the nobel laureate has suggested she's ready to further the push for democracy by working with the military and other forces, her former opponents. >> we've always said that the key to a better future for our country is national reconciliation. it's cooperation and it's working together toward -- toward shared aspirations and shared goals. >> reporter: some experts say aung san suuyi could be president following an election in 2015. >> i'm confident that there's every chance that i can become president of this country. but i would not like to say i'm confident that i will become president of the country because that's assuming that the people will vote for me. and it's for them to decide, not for me
not property qualifications. so they had to do this and they had to win an election. they were not at all confident about that. an incredible amount of military violence and intimidation that went into it. it was also very uneven. in south carolina they pulled it off. when you are in a meeting and everything is unanimous, which is how they were able to succeed from the union come they did in one day -- there were a lot of stories as to how they pulled that off. in other places come in the back story shows. in alabama, the country represented charge that they were being run out of the union and democracy was being violated people in virginia look at what was happening inside, no ordinary farmer would vote for this. the elites have run us out of the union without the proper consideration of the democratic process. it's very revealing of what democracy was in a slave regime. they often made the case, especially the political elite, the democracy was a mob. they did not like the direction that the electoral process was going. but they had to play the game to get the session through and they s
presidential election as the opponent asks for a recount. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: 27 runners and thousands more spectators had turned out for the boston marathon today when terror erupted. two bombs exploded, and authorities said two people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded. (sirens). within minutes of the blast, wheelchairs and stretchers were ferrying victims up and down boylston street, the home stretch of the oldest marathon race in the world. amid the chaos competitors, race volunteers and spectators ran from the scene in shock. >> i went over there. there were body parts. people were blown apart. they'
miscalcation. >> crliewe conclude this evening with a look at the results of the venezuelan election with who hey cast need a, greg grandin and nikolas kozloff. >> i think his charisma was off the charts. that's not a bad thing. i think in terms of the 20th century of last inamerican history, the 21st century maybe juan per own maybe a few leaders here and there but i think chavez was real he'll one of a kind. >> charlie: explosions at the boston marathon,n analysis of where we are in north korea and the results of the venezuelan elections when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> charlie: today is the first day of the founder of north korea and the kim dynasty. some had feared that the day would be marked by missile tests although that did not happen, tensions remain high. john kerry's visit to the region on his first foreign trip as secretary of state, the six-leg tour has taken him to israel, the west bank, turkey, south korea, china and japan. the trip co
or p patent genes. american university students can get a look at the last two president elections tonight. david axelrod will be on campus tonight. >> more than six dc consillcons members will endorse bonds today. s she is running for an at large seat. bonds has been serving as an interim council member. >> 4:31 time for weather and traffic on the 1's. little drizzle out there tom. >> yeah, you will need an umbrella out there. we have scattered showers. not a lot of rain across virginia and the eastern shore. closer look here showing scattered showers here. montgomery arlington and fairfax. j just enough to make the pavement wet. temperatures in the low and mid 50s and in the mountains closer to washington in the mid and upper 50s. we are going to hold steady here in the 50s. here is your hour by hour forecast. we will be holding steady in the 50s. light rain and drizzle perhaps and then by noon time cloudy and temperatures should be into the mid 60s. look at the rest of the day the a afternoon and evening. that is coming up in ten minutes. let's look at traffic. g good morning. >
. and i think that you have republicans who believe they were elected to represent the republicans that put them in office. the republicans that nominated them. and when you look at our own polling, where the republican party is today and where independents are, where democrats are and moderates and liberals versus conservative, it's two different places. >> where's that 10% live? the 10% that doesn't want to have gun safety improvement. >> well, you know, they live in rural america. this is a cull chul issue. the thing with the gun debate, and i keep coming back to this is that it's a motion getting involved in public policy. whenever emotion and public policy come together, it usually leads to polarization and usually leads to an inability to get something done. immigration is a great example. seven years ago it was all emotion. now it's become clinical. the emotion has been taken out of it. what do we see? probably looks like it's marching along. there's going to be a pothole here and a pothole there. but the emotion got taken out of it. the emotion is not anywhere -- i mean, th
reform; and venezuela elects a new president. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: at least 55 people were killed in iraq today in a string of coordinated bombings and other attacks. scores of others were wounded. explosions rang out from baghdad and fallujah to kirkuk and tikrit. the force of the blasts reduced city blocks to rubble, caused chaos in the streets and left bystanders bewildered. >> what have those innocent people done to deserve this? lives of innocent people don't mean anything? we are only asking for security and safety. is this safe? no electricity, no cars, they are targeting everything, even people. everything is targeted. why? why are they doing that? >> sreenivasan: the violence came less than a week before iraqis hold local elections, their first vote since u.s. troops withdrew in 2011. there was no immediate claim of responsibility, but such attacks are often a trademark of al- qaeda's iraqi wing. a major sell-off hit wall street today. stocks plunged after china reported its economic growth slowed in the first qu
. >> we agreed it would be difficult to overstate the importance of those elections. in your assessment, what needs to happen between now and april of 2014 to make sure the elections are not only free and fair but recognize to be free and fair by the afghan public? >> the first precondition for successful elections is the security. earlier, summer of 2013 is very important. we need to emerge from this summer with security in those areas that are important to the elections. we need to emerge from this summer with a perception of securities of people want to participate in the elections. one of the things that will determine if they are viewed as free elections is that they are inclusive. we need to make sure people have access to the polling stations in april. from security, that is important. the minister -- the ministry of interior has a handle on this. we will provide any support the afghan national security or is this need to provide to make sure the elections are successful. >> let me move to the afghan local police. we talked about their role and you talked about how the talibye mo
election, as it will be, i suspect, in many elections to come. , cuba, come from mexico central america, south america, the caribbean, and beyond. every month, some 50,000 latinos turn 18. it is no exaggeration to say that as the latino community goes, so goes america. we will begin a wide-ranging conversation that will challenge stereotypes and provide a deeper understanding of this increasingly powerful ethnic group. he starts by our outstanding panelists. mary rose wilcox, supervisor for maricopa county. navarro, ao, -- ana republican political strategist. , hector barreto, senioriana quintero, attorney for the national resources defense council fifth latino advocacy program. we are glad you joined us. a conversation about latinos, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we ca
, where the public is so far ahead. of the elected officials. i mean so far ahead. you saw it in immigration, you saw it in marriage issues, you're seeing it now. the public has moved to a different place. >> dinner at the white house. president obama huddled with 12 republican senators last night. johnny isaacson of georgia was one of them and he gives us the dish. ready to fire? as north korea celebrates the anniversary of kim jong un's appointment to power, the united states and asia are on high alert for a possible missile launch. >> kim jong un has not been in power all that long, so we don't have an extended track record for him, like we did with his father and grandfather. so that's why we're watching it closely to see if what he's doing is consistent with past patterns of north korean behavior. >> andrea mitchell joins us live from south korea with the latest. immigration nation, as thousands march in washington, we live the veil on who is funding the fight against immigration reform. >>> plus, pay up, eh? with a case of molson in tow, canada's foreign minister sett
to galvanize media audiences. so when you think about the latest election we all survived, i was in florida, believe me, it was tough to survive it. on had to wait 45 minutes to vote. but the same tactics that are used to mobilize political parties, so if you're a politician, you don't just say i'm great and the other guy won't be good at the job. you say the other guy is a liar. user, the other guy can't be trusted. you say the other guy is morally reprehensible or morally suspect, right? you don't just you can do the job better. the other person somehow is deficient. what we're seeing in modern media, news media, the same thing. fox news doesn't just say we're better at reporting the news. fox news says the other side is literally vise grip the other side is not going to take it too. the other side is delivered going to take you because they have a political agenda. so you should trust us. but what ends up happening is that the roads people's trust in all journalism. so why should we care about it. why should we care about the fact that there are stereotypes and prejudice in media. why s
number 4, status update on the study on how jurisdictions fill vacancies to elected offices between election cycles. >> jason fried, lafco staff, at the last meeting, you instructed to start this study of figuring out how when elected positions become vacant mid cycle how we fill those. we have since then brought on an intern research intern from usf, spencer who's sitting there with us today, we're at the stage right now, the goal just to give you a very quick brief overview of what we're looking at doing is we're looking at various different types of systems because there's no place like san francisco, which is a city and county in california and that has an independently elected mayor, what we're doing is breaking this study down to multiple categories to try to find similar things with san francisco, so we're looking at other locations that have large populations that are about the city and county, other places in the country, there are places like arlington, virginia, colorado, we're looking how they replace their positions in the county there. we're also going to be looking a
of aid relief. >>> germany launches its election campaign. both parties vowing their party for the cyprus aid package. that is the cypriot finance minister tells cnbc, he has growth plans for the economy, but acknowledges there are tough times coming. >> we know we are in for an upright, but the sooner and the more decisive our actions will be now, the sooner we shall be over this difficulty period. >>> and earnings begin to flood in this week. the dow, s&p 500 are getting set to report results. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >>> all right. >> back together. >> back together. >> for a couple of weeks. been anywhere? >> around europe, around england all weekend. it was timely nice weather yesterday, though. but we saw stratford upon avon, oxford a little bit. i love the attitude ooe oor sty. i'm such a sucker. do you know what i did last week? notre dame cathedral. you can go to mass there. at 8:00 in the morning, there were probably 15 people total. it was a really cool experience. anyway, back now. i'm back now. >> go
elected leader. and the black unity group has issued a list of demands on behalf of minorities on campus. update news starts now. hello and welcome to update news... im sean wince. and i'm megan rodriguez... thanks for joining us. san jose state has a new associated students president. he was elected this week. update news reporter bobby dupree gives us a look at his plans. ">>>screams and shouts filled the air as the results to the a.s. presidential elections were announced. junior business major, nicholas ayala, won the position in the record breaking ten percent voter turnout elections. only three percent of eligible students voted last year. "im feeling pretty good right now. i was kind of nervous to see what the results were actually going to be but now that the results are out i am excited to see what next year has in store." "out of all of the candidates i was very happy that he was the one elected. i think that, considering the issues that students are facing right now. he will be a very strong advocate for students." with the elections over and his position solidified, some may
where he faces re-election. this has been the problem from the very beginning. they are ring leaders of the block party that's tried to stop everything president obama's tried to do. and now they are feeling the heat. the tide has turned. president obama has an am besh sho ambitious job ahead of him. he can win like he did today just like he won re-election, by rallying the american people to get it done. joining me now is democratic senator sheldon whitehouse from rhode island. thank you for joining me. >> glad to be with you, reverend. >> now, how important is today in getting something done on guns? >> i think it's very important. if the republicans had been able to kill this bill in the crib before we even had a chance to vote on it and to offer amendments and to bring it to life, it would have been i think a real blow for the senate and it would have been dismaying to the american public to think that after all the bloodshed we've seen, we can't even get to a vote on this bill. it's very important that we got through this political obstacle. more obstacles lie ahead. at least we
hospital i've visited has already alleppo been attacked. a man was running elections and was a second candidate to be shot ahead of the main vote. was in a critical political battleground in pakistan. >> this is probably the safest neighborhoods in karachi. formed in 1984, the group is in full selection mode. its political strength lies in its ability to be a kingmaker. you cannot form a national government without their backing. its leader is in exile in london after three attempts on his life in 1991. mqmother party says the rules using islands and intimidation. the group blames members of the pakistani taliban. awhen the influx started, lot of these radicalized extremist and terrorists took shelter in karachi. mqm is more a political -- a criminal gang been a political party. >> they have been in karate three decades. era,g the whole of this they have produced large numbers extortionists and targetted killers. its charitable branch runs three hospitals like this one. ins ambulances are painted ambulances are painted in notable colors. mqm kids is support from a community that was o
will win. the question is, by what amount? on this basis the opposition is trying to test the election. there was an election october 7, when capriles went against chavez and lost by 10 points. as capriles goes against the successor, will the margin narrow and will it give m omentum for the next election? >> is maduro doing anything to get his -- >> he is doing everything he can son of himself the chavez. he mentioned chavez thousands of times, a website tracks the times maduro refers to chavez. he has claimed to see a vision of a mabird on his shoulder. if he said that as a candidacy for president it would disqualify him. in venezuela they say it makes him close to chavez. >> if he were to win, would he want a more cooperative relationship or would it be teh ehhe same? >> the idea he wants a close relationship in the near term is not true. he doesn't have the political support. it is indirrect. he wants what chavez developed. part of the plan was being anti- american. if you want to succeed someone like that and be the heir of the departed leader, you have to be more chavez than chave
was it was but there were no property qualifications left so they had to sell it to win the election. there were not at all confident with incredible paramilitary violence and intimidation and the results are and even they pulled off in south carolina by lunch on the first day that is how they went out by what had preceded that? >> when you are in a meeting and everything is unanimous don't you get suspicious? there is a lot of back story how they pulled that off. other places the back story showed in alabama and the representative charged their run and of the union and democracy was violated and virginia said no ordinary farmer voted for this the elites have run as out of the union without the proper consideration of a democratic process. it is interesting it is very revealing what democracy meant in 1860. they called it a democracy although they often made the case with they really wanted was a republic and that was part of the reason they've did not like the direction politics was going but they had to play the game they strongarm it through bin in the upper south the normal democratic process did not y
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